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A Christmas Carol (Enriched Classics) by Charles Dickens

By Charles Dickens

Enriched Classics supply readers obtainable variants of serious works of literature improved by way of necessary notes and observation. each one publication contains academic instruments along the textual content, permitting scholars and readers alike to realize a deeper and extra constructed knowing of the author and their work.

In this vintage, heart-warming story, 4 ghostly site visitors train important classes to an outdated miser. Ebenezer Scrooge, a egocentric, crotchety skinflint, spends his days counting funds and grousing, “Bah Humbug!” Scrooge doesn’t deal with an individual except himself. despite the fact that, on Christmas Eve, he's visited through his associate Marley, and the Ghosts of Christmas prior, Christmas current, and xmas but to return, who train him approximately benevolence, charity, and goodwill.

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All through the last third of the book there run a series of anticipatory communions, moments of meeting between the two, in which all seems at peace in, and out of, the world. '" The old man speaks "as a Seeker walking in humility, as an old man, wise and temperate, illumining knowledge ... " There are moments of pure charm: " 'These,' " says the lama, " 'are indeed my Hills. " The lama cannot help remarking how strange it is that a young sahib should serve him so, and Kim replies: " 'Thou hast said there is neither black nor white.

H. " It was an aberration that F. R. Lea vis never allowed Eliot, nor the rest of us, to forget about. Years later it may be thought that Eliot more than made up for it, when he wrote appreciatively of another English author, one who stands in almost exactly the same relation to Wesleyan New Dissent that Lawrence stood in to Old Dissent. This author was Rudyard Kipling, grandson to Wesleyan ministers on both sides of his family, but whose parents conformed to nonpracticing Anglicanism, and who was himself some son of undogmatic theist.

Mowgli scorns to kill him, as he also scorns the royal jewels and coins he does not understand. His curiosity only bids him take the jewelled and golden ankus or royal elephant yoke. And in a day, he sees four men lose their lives in lust for it. At last, Kim and the Stories 29 he takes it back into the cobra's deep den. den, perhaps the sight of what gold docs to men has even deferred his instinctive urge to grow towards manhood by a story or two. But at last it comes in "The Spring Running," where Bagheera the leopard, seeing the boy in tears, says that he will soon leave the jungle for human life, for animals don't know tears.

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